You are on page 1of 1

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

READING ACTIVITY CALENDAR
OCTOBER 2014

Read the Sunday
comics.
It’s Ed Emberley’s
birthday.Read his
book “Go Away, Big
Green Monster,” or
another book he
wrote.
Today is Steven
Kellogg’s birthday.
Celebrate by reading
“Is Your Mama a
Llama.”
29 30
Today is World
Teachers Day. Write
a thank-you note to
your teacher.
31
15
4
6 7 8 9
3
10 11
13 14 16 17 18
20 21 22 23
1 2
24 25
27 28
5
12
19
26
Write a list of crops
that are harvested in
the fall.
Daydream about
what it would be like
to be a character in
the book you are
reading. Write about
it in your journal.
Write your own
captions for photos
in today’s
newspaper. Or make
your own drawing
and add a caption.
Read Candace
Fleming’s Our
Eleanor in honor of
Eleanor Roosevelt’s
birthday today.
Columbus Day
Research the three
ships that
participated in
Columbus’ historic
voyage.
If you were a teacher,
what subject would
you teach? In your
journal, write about
your lesson plans.
Today is Black
Poetry Day. Read a
poem by Maya
Angelou, Nikki
Grimes.
Watch a movie that’s
based on a book
you’ve read. Which
do you prefer, the
book or the movie?
Write an episode of
your favorite TV
show.
Write a ghost story
in your journal.
Look up “The Legend
of Sleepy Hollow.”
Who wrote it?
When? Who is the
main character?
Pablo Picasso was
born on this day in
1881. Read “Pablo
Picasso” by True
Kelley.
Read for 20 minutes
today.
Where does the
word “October”
come from? Look it
up and write it in
your journal.
Write an episode for
your favorite TV
show.
Read for 20 minutes
today.
Hispanic Heritage
month ends today.
Write in your journal
about what you’ve
learned.
How many words can
you make from the
name
“Frankenstein?”
Daydream about
what it would be like
to be a character in
the book you are
reading
Read for 20 minutes
today.
Write down the best
thing that has
happened this
month.
Create a Halloween
costume based on
your favorite book
character.
Ghandi was born on
this day in 1869. Read
“Ghandi” by Demi to
celebrate.
What’s the diference
between a typhoon
and a hurricane? Visit
the library to find
out.
Find a recipe for
homemade apple-
sauce, and then make
it.
What is your favorite
sport? Write a list of
reasons.
Happy Halloween!
Read a scary story.